Sega, one of the largest Japanese gaming companies, has announced that it will launch the first blockchain game in cooperation with Double Jump Tokyo, another Japanese development company. The game, which is based on Sega’s Sangokushi Taisen franchise, will be built using Oasys, a Japanese project focused on expansion, to support its blockchain elements.
Sega launches its first Blockchain gaming project
Sega, one of the most influential gaming companies based in Japan, has announce It will build the first blockchain-based game. The project, which will be built by another game company, Double Jump Tokyo, will be based on the Sangokushi Taisen franchise, a popular arcade game in Japan.
The Sangokushi Taisen franchise consists of a series of strategy games that allow players to use virtual cards in the virtual realm. The structure of the game lends itself to implementing blockchain elements, such as the coding of certain game assets and the card trading aspect. However, none of the companies has announced how these blockchain elements will be included as part of the game mechanics.
A tentative release date for the game hasn’t been announced yet, but Sega hasn’t announced the development of any similar project.
Oasys Blockchain and Blockchain Gaming
Double Jump Tokyo also announced that the blockchain part of the game will use Oasys, a Japanese gaming project, as its vehicle. Oasys is a blockchain initiative that aims to be scalable enough to support a large number of concurrent players using its services. The company hopes to make its entry into the AAA game circle with this and other planned releases.
Oasys is backed by traditional entertainment and crypto companies, such as Bandai Namco, Sega, Jump Crypto, and even Square Enix, which had become A chain auditor and is currently exploring the launch of blockchain games using this technology.
Sega’s position on non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and blockchain games has been ambiguous. In January, the company advertiser It can forgo implementing these technologies in its games if its customers view it as a cash grab. However, recently, in April, Sega behold The possibility of including NFTs and metaverse elements as part of the “Super Game” development strategy.
Other AAA game companies like Ubisoft have been more vocal, launching their own NFT markets and incorporating NFT elements into games from leading franchises. Square Enix has also included blockchain as an essential part of its business plan for the future.
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